Innovative microfabrication leads to a new microscopy method
Assoc Prof Virgile Viasnoff and colleagues use micromirrored chambers to establish single-objective SPIM imaging
Forces: acting far and wide
Researchers discover localized mechanical stimulation could have distant effects on actin remodeling.
Salmonella self-acidifies to spread infection
Drs Smarajit Chakraborty, Hideaki Mizusaki and Prof Linda Kenney change our understanding of how Salmonella survives against acid attack from the immune system
Anchoring proteins stabilize the cell
A/Prof Ronen Zaidel-Bar, Dr Yemima Budirahardja and Thang Doan discover a novel role for GPI anchors in maintaining epithelial cell integrity via connection to the cytoskeleton
Cellular decision making
Prof Alexander Bershadsky and Dr Tee Yee Han discover that cytoskeletal dynamics establish left-right asymmetry in cells
Surfaces change cell behaviour
Cyclic stretching of the supporting layer provides an essential mechanical stimulus for cell spreading and growth on soft surfaces.